Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, April 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1904
1-Month
1.52"
(38.61mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1901 1926
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Ties: 1998
Mar–Apr 1904
2-Month
2.04"
(51.82mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1926
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Ties: 1956
Feb–Apr 1904
3-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1926
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Jan–Apr 1904
4-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1901 2015
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Dec 1903–Apr 1904
5-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1901 1980
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Ties: 1956, 1990
Nov 1903–Apr 1904
6-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1986
Oct 1903–Apr 1904
7-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1901 1934
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1999
Sep 1903–Apr 1904
8-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1997
Aug 1903–Apr 1904
9-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1903 1959
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1986
Jul 1903–Apr 1904
10-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1903 1926
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1986
Jun 1903–Apr 1904
11-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1903 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1916
May 1903–Apr 1904
12-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
19.09"
(484.89mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2016
Nov 1902–Apr 1904
18-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1916
May 1902–Apr 1904
24-Month
37.32"
(947.93mm)
38.15"
(969.01mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1900 1937
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1916
May 1901–Apr 1904
36-Month
59.88"
(1,520.95mm)
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2011
May 1900–Apr 1904
48-Month
78.13"
(1,984.50mm)
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1903 1937
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
May 1899–Apr 1904
60-Month
97.69"
(2,481.33mm)
94.91"
(2,410.71mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1903 1938
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/